Your Chance to Make Your Voice Heard in the Ontario Legislature

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Your loved one deserves a choice in how, where and with whom they want to live. Families should be allowed to create a housing model that emerges from the person, not the person fitting the model, thus getting the life they want, as we are all distinct. Our models may all be different. However, they do share a common thread, which is the lack of long-term sustainable funding in order to make these dreams a reality for our loved one. Home of Their Own, along with Catherine Fife – MPP Kitchener – Waterloo (NDP Finance Critic), have worked...

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Autism Ontario – Laser Tag Event

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Autism Ontario is inviting children with ASD and  their families for a game of laser tag. Children and siblings must all be 5-18 years old to participate.

Date: November 19, 2017
Location: Laser Quest Kitchener1381 Victoria Street North,  Kitchener

Details and registration information can be found here.

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The Resilience Project – Newsletter

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The Resilience Project hosts monthly Family Friendly Events at The Family Centre in addition to the many programs that all 9 partner organizations run. Learn more about The Resiliency Project and their upcoming events here.

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Job Opportunity – Service Planning Coordinator

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Developmental Services Resource Centre – Waterloo Region (DSRC) is a division of Sunbeam Centre. They are the host agency for Coordinated Service Planning under the Special Needs Strategy and are presently inviting applications for the position of: Service Planning Coordinator.

Please see the Service Planning Coordinator job posting for details.

Applications are due by 5pm Tuesday, October 24, 2017.

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Upcoming A-Team Meeting October 19th!

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A-Team Waterloo Region is a place where individuals with Aspergers can discuss topics in a safe and welcoming environment.
The next meeting will be a private meeting on Thursday, October 19th, 2017, on the 3rd floor at KW Habilitation (99 Ottawa St. S, Kitchener).
Optional pre-meeting social begins at 7:00pm. Formal discussion to follow at 7:30pm.
The topic of the meeting will be Unspoken Social Rules.
Please RSVP to

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Autism Ontario – Virtual Reality Arcade – “Ctrl V”

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Children with ASD and their siblings are invited to come out for an hour of virtual arcade reality at Ctrl V in Guelph!  Children with ASD and siblings must all be 18years old and under and 48″ or taller to participate.

Autism Ontario will have exclusive use of the venue and will provide the rentals and safety equipement needed.

Available times:
Sunday, Nov 26, 2017 – 11:00am – 12noon
Sunday, Nov 26, 2017 – 12:10pm – 1:10pm
Sunday, Nov 26, 2017 – 1:20pm –...

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Inclusion Film Series Presents: The Punk Syndrome

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The Waterloo Region Inclusion Film Series screens films that will inspire, model, or challenge our thinking about what inclusion means. It is a chance for the community to come together and enjoy a film while considering what it means to be included. The Waterloo Region Inclusion Films Series is hosted by, and in support of, Bridges to Belonging.

Film: The Punk Syndrome
Date: Tue, 24 October 2017
Time: 6:45 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Location: Princess Twin Cinema, 46 King Street North,...

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Moving Forward

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FASD Moving Forward

Deadline October 13, 2017

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Understanding Conflict & Communication

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Extend-A-Family is hosting a free professional development workshop called Understanding Conflict Communication. Understanding Conflict and Communication is a workshop for personal and professional development. You will become more aware of your preferred conflict style, learn to recognize the conflict style of others and practice communication that will improve your relationships.
This 2-hour workshop is designed for people who provide support and is open to all community members.

The workshop will be held Tuesday, October 17...

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Online Parent Training

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Join Mindful Guide Consulting for their online parent training. The online parent training course will help parents:

– Understand their critical role in parenting their loved one with autism

– Become educated on autism based on current research

– Become inspired, empowered and encouraged to embrace the journey ahead of them!

Begins October 18, 2017.

Cost: $395.00

Learn more here.


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